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WELCOME TO THE ANGLICAN DIOCESE OF CANBERRA AND GOULBURN

We are one of the 23 Dioceses of the Anglican Church of Australia. Our diocese is a partnership of churches in 60 ministry units, numerous associated agencies and schools, covering most of south-east New South Wales, the eastern Riverina and the Australian Capital Territory (ACT). It stretches from Marulan in the north, from Batemans Bay to Eden on the south coast, across to Holbrook in the south-west, north to Wagga Wagga, Temora, Young and Goulburn.

TOP STORIES & ARTICLES

Helping vulnerable regional communities during COVID-19 lockdowns

Anglicare NSW South, NSW West and ACT (Anglicare) is lending its support to a grassroots initiative in Dubbo aimed at protecting vulnerable communities in Western NSW. The...

The Church that was Moved

St John’s Church Adaminaby has a great story to tell! But first a brief context. When the Snowy Hydro Scheme was conceived it affected two towns, namely Jindabyne and Adaminaby,...

World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel 19-26 September 2021

Once again, the World Council of Churches (WCC) has set aside eight days in September for Christians to pray for Israel and Palestine and to hear the cry for peace, justice and...

Remembering June Davies – A Daughter of the Diocese

St Nick’s Goulburn recently said goodbye to a daughter of the Diocese. June Davies was a lifelong member of the Diocese. Born in Goulburn to a dentist she had the privilege of...

Afghanistan – An Interview with Two ADF Veterans

WE SPOKE TO TWO SERVICE PERSONNEL IN THE DIOCESE TO FIND OUR HOW THE UNFOLDING SITUATION IN AFGHANISTAN IS IMPACTING THEM AND HOW THEIR FAITH MAKES A DIFFERENCE Jon Hawkins...

Afghanistan – A Reflection by Reverend Steve Neuhaus

IN TIMES OF TROUBLE TRY NOT TO GROW WEARY OF DOING GOOD Many of us have been looking on with dismay at the sudden fall of Afghanistan to the Taliban. Afghanistan is one of the...

A Deacon in Transition – Reverend Colleen Close

When God calls one to serve in a different way, unexpected doors open revealing where God wants one to minister. This door opened for me in palliative care needs in our local...

Who’s In? Who’s Out?- by Bishop Stephen

‘To cherish and strive for a Church that welcomes all shades of faith and keeps the sacramental table open for all – the proud, the foolish, the misguided and the over-zealous –...

St Alban the Martyr Woden Patronal Festival

On a lovely sunny weekend (26th-27th June 2021), St Alban’s Woden celebrated its patronal festival with Bishop Donald Kirk (Riverina Diocese) as our guest preacher and presider....

Bells Ring Out Around the World

2021 is the 200th anniversary of the invention of the Ellacombe Chime, a method of installing and ringing bells invented by the Reverend Henry Ellacombe who became curate at St...

COMING EVENTS

Ministry Spouses’ Five-Week Ministry Couples Course

Building a safe and strong marriage course. Bishop Mark and I, through our fundraising, can sponsor ten couples to do this course for free. There are no criteria. The first ten...

POSTPONED Ministry Spouses’ Workshop: Growing kindness and goodness in community

Being peacemakers – from a Gospel lens. Followed by a Q&A panel about Mothers' Union and Anglicare services Ministry can contain many questions. For example, when is conflict...

Ministry Spouses’ Fun in Ministry Event

Picnic at Willan's Hill Wagga Zoo & Aviary and Miniature Railway Rides, Wagga Wagga An afternoon of laughter for everyone – both the young and the young at heart. You and...